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Tremayne Nez (center) speaks to the press June 28 at Flagstaff Superior Courthouse in Flagstaff regarding his recent arrest in a drug sting by law enforcement. Nez was incorrectly identified during the arrest and spent 30 hours in jail. (Katherine Locke/NHO)

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Flagstaff Police Department issues apology to Tremayne Nez June 26

Flanked by his lawers and his father June 28, Tremayne Nez said the Flagstaff Police Department and other federal agencies violated his rights when he was wrongfully arrested June 18 in a drug sting called Operation Riptide.